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DRBD Replicas

DRBD can add volumes on the fly, just need to reload it after it is
added to drbd.conf.   As far as a single node instance, you might just
want to have multiple instances setup and let them sit in the 'dark'.
Basically have a config that has 2 nodes but the second node will be
unreachable in the beginning.


On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 12:36 PM, Richard Pieri <richard.pieri-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at> wrote:
> I have an old server (OLD) running 32-bit Debian, with about 2 dozen Xen instances, each on its own LVM2 volume. ?I want to migrate everything to a new server (NEW) running 64-bit Debian as the dom0, then rebuild OLD with 64-bit Debian and use it to replicate the critical volumes from NEW. ?So two questions:
> 1. Can DRDB be configured with a single node (no replication) to start?
> 2. How difficult is it to add replicas to DRDB after the fact?
> --Rich P.
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